West Wind Marina

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1 Waites Wharf
Newport, RI 02840-3429
41° 28' 46.26'', -71° 19' 4.94''
401-849-4300
VHF Ch. 9
www.waiteswharf.com
Newport Harbor
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
West Wind Marina
Clear throughout the day.
68℉W at 3 knots
Low02:31AM-0.001ft
High08:38AM4.096ft
Low02:02PM-0.082ft
High09:05PM4.717ft
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Our priority is that you know you'll be treated like a member of the family at Newport's only family owned and operated Marina. While West Wind Marina is home-port and the favorite destination spot for some of the world's largest Mega Yachts, we also cater to the comforts of many different types of yacht and boat owners, from sport fishing to sail boat owners.

Whether you're a captain, crew member, family on a vacation or group of friends traveling together, your needs and comforts are handled by a highly experienced professional staff that will take detailed care of your vessel, guests, crew, family and friends and will insure your experience at Waite's Wharf is first class. West Wind Marina is capable of in-slip fueling from either a fuel barge or truck. Just ask and we will accommodate you!

Waite's Wharf is home to not only West Wind Marina but also to one of Newport's finest restaurants, a premiere nightclub, a private lounge for our marina guests and a fabulous event schedule. You won't need to leave the wharf to look for fun!

Berth Capacity


Slips:55

Approach


Please Be Advised: On high traffic weekends and holidays, vessels under 45' may be required to tie up stern to the dock (med-moored). Vessels will have close and easy access to electric as well as easy access for boarding. We will not be rafting off of the dock or put any customers in any situation where a boater would be required to use another vessel to board.
Mean Low Water Dock Depth:13.0 Feet

Services & Amenities

Last Updated: Jul 06, 2021

Dockage:Yes
Water Hookup:Yes
Water Taxi:Yes
Dinghy Dock:Yes
Wi-Fi:Yes
Pump-out:Yes
Restrooms:Yes
Showers:Yes
Ice:Yes
Boat Ramp:Nearby
Gas:Nearby
Diesel:Yes
Propane:Nearby
ATM:Yes
Security:Yes
Groceries:Nearby
Alcohol:Yes
Medical Facility:Nearby
Pharmacy:Nearby
Car Rentals:Nearby
Bike Rentals:Nearby
Hotels:Nearby
Closest Airport:PVD
Restaurants:Yes
Beach:Nearby
Dog Park:Nearby
Fitness Center:Nearby
Golf:Nearby
Tennis:Nearby
Ship Store:Nearby
Max. Vessel LOA:250.0 Feet
Max. Slip Length:250.0 Meters
Fixed Docks:Yes
Floating Docks:Yes
Electric Amps:30, 50, 100
Repair Crane:Nearby
Yacht Brokerage:Nearby
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Verified

Great stay at the marina ! The staff was friendly and helpful at the dock. Bathrooms were clean. The atmosphere was fun! Thank you ! We will be back!

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If Westwind were not in Newport, it would no longer be in business! Have had reservations confirmed and then canceled, days apart, two years in a row. Last year was the day of arrival. After voicing our displeasure this time the employee became defensive and unwilling to make it right. If you enjoy rude customer service, and from what I read disgusting bathrooms, this is your place. One star was for location, because that's all this place has to offer.

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Noise at night was horrible. No laundry as advertised. Toilet shower area was not great.

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Great facility and staff was very helpful!

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Very enjoyable stay . Convenient to stores and restaurants .

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Very rowdy area. 25-yr-old drunks all around the docks from 10pm - 2am. Be careful.

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Second stay. Easy access in front of Little Ida day beacon with plenty of water (we draw 7 feet). Very accommodating team. Quiet night with beautiful views of Newport. If you plan to stay during the summer and now that COVID is under control, be advised the marina is right next to a night club. WiFi is in transition and basically non functional. We had to extend due to engine problems and the marina staff were again very accommodating.

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Great marina. Dock hands were great and pleasant. Will be back next year!!

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From the minute we arrived the crew treated us like family and our boat as if it was theirs. Friendly, respectful, courteous... The marina had all the amenities we needed, the bar and restaurant was great and an easy walk to great shops and the heart of Newport. Everything made for such a relaxing weekend, could not have been better! Thank you!

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Excellent Marina located right off of Thames Street within walking distance to shops and restaurants. Fantastic courteous friendly staff was right there to help tie up and let go. Very accommodating. Expect to go back next season.

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West Wind and it’s people are always a delight. Newport is at its best in the fall, thinner crowds, better service in the restaurants. Easy walk to our favorite food and drink.

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Wanted easier access to land than from dinghy for a week after getting total hip replacement. This was just what we needed with the one caveat that, like every marina in Newport, it is outrageously expensive. No shower or toilet due covid. Dockmaster was great.

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Protected slip, helpful crew, close to town

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It’s always a pleasure to stay here.

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Had a great stay. Friendly dock master.

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Excellent stay:) close to town. Wifi was excellent. Thank you Luca

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Very nice service.

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Marina was fine and staff great, but the three loud bars with bands blaring music and drunks kept us awake until all hours

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They are always professional and helpful. A+ for West Wind from The Resiliensea

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Great service and great location in a great boating town.

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Very friendly and accommodating staff. Clean facilities.

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Service was great. Bathrooms are ok, not great. The only reason it’s not a 5 is because it’s kind of a party scene here. Thumping music all night long at a dance club next to the dock. The best part was there was space when Newport was otherwise full.

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The bathrooms need to be better maintained and stocked with paper supplies such as paper towels. Staff was great and very helpful and accommodating.

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Dock hands were great. A little interesting getting into their basin, but we had good guidance over the radio. Dock hands were very helpful with tie up, power, water, etc. Reviews from 2017 and 2018 mentioned that the restrooms needed updating. I did not see any mention in 2019 reviews so I was hoping that was taken care of. Sadly, the restrooms/showers are not up to Newport standards, or even what I would expect from any marina. Also, the restrooms should be checked a few times each day to ensure that supplies do not run out. Updating the restrooms would seem to be a good winter project. It would move this review to 5 stars. Other reviews mentioned the night club (The Dock), and yes it is loud, but it was not a problem for us as we were at the far end of the marina. We did have lunch there and were pleased. The marina is at the south end of downtown and we were very pleased with the shops and restaurants in the immediate area. Sunday were went up to the Banister Warf area which was packed with tourists. If you are looking to relax, this is a good area.

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Verified

Super spot. Easy dock. Great service.

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Great experience on out first stay . helpful dockhands and staff . Enjoyed the sunset , will be back , thanks , crew of the CDP

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This marina is a hidden gem in Newport. Great location, good restaurant, hot night spot and an outstanding crew that is friendly and efficient.

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Very loud music till 1:00 am. Very nice and friendly staff but very loud night club on premise. Beware if you want to sleep before 1:00 am.

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This is our third time here and we love the spot.

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Great experience staying at West Wind. Everyone who works there is great. Very much enjoyed our time there.

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It was excellent. The dock staff are so helpful and friendly. We had an excellent on the side of our friends as promised.

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With over thirty thousand miles at sea under my belt I will say that weatwind marinas bathroom facilities are the worst I have ever seen. They are like an El savadoran prison. When you pay the same as the other marinas in Newport you expect clean and modern showers. They are cinderblock dirty walls, torn curtains and moldy and dirty. I will never go back here. If you are fine with dirty showers and bathrooms and loud music from the bar this is the place for you.

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Great Stay. Helpful dock hands. Great Music @ The Deck. Facilities clean

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Now my first choice when coming to Newport.

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Friendly knowledgeable staff. Great location and restaurant next door. Could use a renovation of bathrooms and showers. Nice place.

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Good slips, nice protected area. Little funny where the pedestals were (up high off the floating dock on the boardwalk behind), but not an issue. People were very nice. Facilities were fine, but could use some sprucing up. Be aware it's literally right next to a club and a bar. Wasn't loud on Thursday night, but I assume it would be loud Fri/Sat. Would stay again.

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Worked out perfectly! Thank you!

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Horrible! Dock master was unprofessional and not very pleasant. Glad we left after only one day. Bathrooms filthy, marina needs to be updated. Will. Never go back

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The dockmaster was rude and unprofessional. Would NEVER go back.

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The marina staff were very helpful and courteous. The only negative was the loud music at the adjacent nightclub.

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Great, West wind is such a pleasant change from the other Newport Marinas. The staff is so friendly and accommodating,very private location tucked away off the main Thames street area, very relaxing.

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marina staff was very helpful, even on a busy weekend. music can be a bit loud but ended promptly at 1am. excellent power and water. great view and location in town.

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Staff was friendly and accommodating - got a great slip. Location on lower Thames Street is perfect for many shops, restaurants, etc. Some issues: bathrooms need some renovations; marina is located on same property as a restaurant and bar, which were quite loud, until late.

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